For this project you will need several containers of various sizes, evergreen clippings, orange slices, cranberries, a glue gun and some tape.
Frozen Hurricane Candle Holders
If you are looking for a unique way to decorate your front porch this holiday season why not try out these Frozen Hurricane Candle Holders. They are so simple to make and perfect if you live in a cold climate. They look so magical when lit up at nighttime and cast the most beautiful welcoming glow.
I like to hot glue the cranberries onto the branches to prevent them from floating up to the top. This step is optional but if you want a more uniform look I recommend doing this.
Next you want to fill the larger containers half way with water. Place a smaller container inside the large one and secure it in place with two pieces of tape. This will keep the smaller container centered and prevent it from tipping over.
Arrange the branches, oranges and cranberries in the outer portion of the container. These will move around a little so it’s not necessary to be precise with the placement. Once you are happy with how it looks fill the container up to the top with water and freeze overnight. You can freeze these in a large freezer, or if you live in a cold climate leave them outside to freeze.
When they are completely frozen remove both of the containers. You can run it under hot water to make the containers come off easily. I like to trim off any pieces that have floated up to the top.
How beautiful! I love all of the detail that shows through the ice. It really looks like glass.
Next you want to arrange your Frozen Hurricane Candleholders outside (these will keep best when the temperature is below freezing). You can use battery operated candles or real ones. Make sure you never leave a lit candle unattended!
These are so beautiful to me and I love the soft glow they give off.